Discover the extraordinary sounds that emanate from this bird. The towhee's familiar "chewink" note earned it its name. Its even more peculiar mating song is well-known to bird watchers.
This bird is subject to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and remains under the stewardship of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It can be borrowed for wildlife conservation, ecology, biology, scientific, or educational purposes. There may be limits on other, non-educational uses. Please contact us if you have any questions.